Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity UAF

Fellowship Description

The Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Fellow/Intern is a part-time, graduate student member of the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity team. In conjunction with the Graduate School’s University Administrative Fellowship program, the D&I Fellow/Intern will enhance their professional development and receive mentorship. They will also liaise with the Graduate School’s Diversity Fellows to build community among graduate students.

The D&I Fellow/Intern will contribute to the support of strategic initiatives such as the History and Sense of Place initiative and will assist in efforts to strengthen an inclusive campus climate in academic departments. The D&I Fellow/Intern reports to the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and works collaboratively with colleagues within the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity to support goals and priorities.


The Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Fellow/Intern will receive a stipend of $5000/academic year (prorated based on start and end dates as described in the paragraph below). The stipend is in addition to any research, teaching and/or fellowship awards they may hold, subject to Graduate School & University policies.

The D&I Fellow/Intern will begin approximately November 15th 2023 and engage through August 2024. The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity oversees initiatives to fulfill the University’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and fair treatment of all members of the campus community, and to monitor compliance with University policies and federal, state and local laws concerning nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The D&I Fellow/Intern will interact with senior administration in Nassau Hall and across the University and gain meaningful professional experience relevant to a wide range of future endeavors. The D&I Fellow/Intern will support projects to advance diversity, equity and inclusion on campus. Projects include developing new programs and initiatives, research and development of materials for virtual tours/websites, creating web-based tools and resources, improving diversity-related communications, and reviewing and evaluating existing programs.

Participation as a D&I Fellow/Intern will enhance your professional experience via developing inclusive leadership skills, gaining knowledge of University administration, and contributing to the goals of the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. Information about the office and the University’s values and programs to support diversity, equity and inclusion can be found at

Your Host

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At the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, our commitment to the campus community is to bring renewed energy to structural change that makes Princeton more demographically diverse, more inclusive and accessible, more accountable, and more self-aware. We pledge to bring all our resources to this sustained challenge – including funding, expertise, policies and best practices, advocacy, training, data, and collaboration.

We will continue to do everything that we can to protect our campus community from manifestations of bias, discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct.

We will do our work in collaboration with you, our campus community. We would like to hear from you. Connect with us - your input, feedback, and personal experiences are essential.

UAF Mentor

Shawn Maxam
Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Inclusive Leadership Learning Cohort Speaker & Professional Development Working Group Member
Clio Hall Award Recipient

Shawn Maxam is Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, and has supported the GradFUTURES initiative in myriad ways, including as an active member of the Professional Development Working Group, and as a facilitator for the…

Current & Past Fellows and Mentors

Kellie G. Abbott
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Director of Special Initiatives at NJCEH
Boris Anatol’evich Ravdin
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Barbara Andrew
Higher Education Leadership Fellowship Mentor
Honors College Dean, William Patterson University Honors College
Megan Armknecht, GS, HIS
Summer Intern, Bureau of Bureau of Public Affairs/ Office of the Historian in Washington D.C
Tracy Bergstorm
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Program Manager, ITHAKA
An-Me Chung
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Director and Strategic Advisor, New America
Leanne Clark-Shirley
Vice President of Programs and Thought Leadership, The American Society on Aging
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Andrew D'Amico
Assistant Director for Operational Engagement & Impact Analysis